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Paying his respects: Uniformed soldier
pictured standing in the rain to a salute
a passing funeral procession says
his ´home state raised him right´

Daily Mail [UK], by Liz Dunphy

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/14/2017 1:31:09 PM

A woman who photographed a powerful image of a soldier standing stoically in the rain as a funeral procession drove past was shocked when the image reached thousands of people on social media. Erin Hester, from Vine Grove, Kentucky, took the photo on July 6, while at an intersection on the Joe Prather Highway at 144. The uniformed soldier stood to attention outside his Jeep in the pouring rain to salute an oncoming funeral procession. Ms Hester said that he only returned to his vehicle when the last car passed. She posted the photo to her Instagram and Facebook pages, quickly gathering close

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lucky5, 7/14/2017 2:19:39 PM     (No. 11319027)

Thank the Lord for good people like this gentleman.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 7/14/2017 2:35:45 PM     (No. 11319041)

Thank you for your service
GOD bless you!
GOD bless America
Thank GOD for we "normals"..


Veterans for TRUMP
M.A.G.A....D.T.S.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: privateer, 7/14/2017 3:51:53 PM     (No. 11319111)

Wow! Nice story. He reflects honor on the Tennessee National Guard, his state, the Nation, and of course...his parents. And on the right side of the page is what the Left thinks is important, bums and bosoms.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/14/2017 4:04:45 PM     (No. 11319129)

I am with all the posters. Thanks for posting this, OP! What a tremendous young man!! God bless him good today -- and his family.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 7/14/2017 7:21:55 PM     (No. 11319310)

Thank you, Colonel. Well done, at ease.

I wonder if Erin is related to Leigh Ann Hester, also of KY, and Silver Star recipient in Iraq?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 7/14/2017 8:00:45 PM     (No. 11319344)

Not just an ordinary soldier. He was obviously in the Special Forces due to his Master Parachute and Senior HALO Wings. He is therefore the creme of the crop in character and training.

Thank you, sir for showing us what respect is all about.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/15/2017 1:22:12 AM     (No. 11319541)

Thank you Col. Jack Usrey for showing how it´s done and for your service to this country.

Bring back the draft.

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